bully boy

noun
Bully boy is used before these nouns: ↑tactic

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • bully boy — bully boys also bully boy 1) N COUNT (disapproval) If you describe a man as a bully boy, you disapprove of him because he is rough and aggressive. ...bully boys and murderers. 2) ADJ: ADJ n (disapproval) If you say that someone uses bully boy… …   English dictionary

  • bully boy — noun A ruffian hired to beat or intimidate someone • • • Main Entry: ↑bully * * * ˈbully boy [bully boy bully boys] noun (BrE …   Useful english dictionary

  • bully boy — bully ,boy noun count BRITISH INFORMAL someone who uses threats or violence to get what they want: Managers wanted to fire employees who stood up to their bully boy tactics …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bully boy — ☆ bully boy n. a violent, bullying man; esp., a hired ruffian * * * …   Universalium

  • bully boy — n BrE informal someone who behaves in a violent and threatening way …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bully boy — ☆ bully boy n. a violent, bullying man; esp., a hired ruffian …   English World dictionary

  • bully boy — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bully boy : singular bully boy plural bully boys British informal someone who uses threats or violence to get what they want bully boy tactics …   English dictionary

  • bully-boy — see bully boy …   English dictionary

  • bully-boy — bullˈy boy adjective Intimidatory • • • Main Entry: ↑bully …   Useful english dictionary

  • bully boy — noun A tough, aggressive man …   Wiktionary

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